You can access the New Enterprise Incentive Scheme if you are:
- at least 18 years of age
- fully eligible for jobactive or are a Disability Employment Services participant in the Employment Assistance Phase
- in receipt of income support for up to 39 weeks and NEIS Rental Assistance for up to 26 weeks (if eligible)
- not converted to the Age Pension before or during participation in NEIS
- available to participate in NEIS training (if relevant) and work full time in the proposed NEIS business.
How to be referred
If you are interested in joining the NEIS please contact your local PeoplePlus branch who will check your eligibility.For further information please visit the New Enterprise Incentive Scheme page on the Australian Government website.